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 CFA Institute Research Challenge of the Southwest Finalists Announced!

2017-2018 CFA INSTITUE RESEARCH CHALLENGE – SOUTHWEST U. S. WINNING TEAM(S) ANNOUNCED

We are proud to announce the winner of the 2017-2018 Challenge:

RICE UNIVERSITY - First Place

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - SAN ANTONIO- Second Place

And again, congratulations to all 27 of our teams that competed throughout Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. Every one of you did a tremendous job! And for the 10 finalists who competed at TIPS held at Southern Methodist University on Saturday, Feb. 17th; Nicholls State University, Rice University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas Christian University, University of Houston, University of Texas - El Paso, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of the Incarnate Word, University of Tulsa, and West Texas A&M University - WELL DONE!


A listing of ALL our Challenge winners can be found below:

  • 2016 - 2017: West Texas A&M University                                    2nd Place:  University of Texas at Dallas      
  • 2015 - 2016: Southern Methodist University                                                   University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2014 - 2015: West Texas A&M University                                                       Texas State University
  • 2013 - 2014: Rice University                                                                            Nicholls State University
  • 2012 - 2013: Texas State University                                                                 Rice University
  • 2011 - 2012: University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2010 - 2011: Rice University
  • 2009 - 2010: University of Houston
  • 2008 - 2009: Texas A&M University
  • 2007 - 2008: University of Houston
  • 2006 - 2007  Rice University

A most sincere thank you to the companies and management participating in the Southwest U.S. Research Challenge:

  • 2018 - 2019: Trecora Resources (TREC)
  • 2017 - 2018: Andeavor (ANDV)
  • 2016 - 2017: U. S. Physical Therapy (U
  • 2015 - 2016: Southwest Airlines (LUV)
  • 2014 - 2015: Panhandle Oil and Gas (PHX)
  • 2013 - 2014: SolarWinds (SWI)
  • 2012 - 2013: Rackspace (RAX)
  • 2011 - 2012: GameStop (GME)
  • 2010 - 2011: Rent-a-Center (RAC)
  • 2009 - 2010: Cal Dive (CDVI)
  • 2008 - 2009: Carbo Ceramics (CRR)
  • 2007 - 2008: Men's Wearhouse (MW)
  • 2006 - 2007: Hydril (acquired)